Fukushima Forbidden Zone: Spring in Tomioka-city, a new fence to keep the cows, and one more ostrich friend
Friday, April 13th, 2012
Tokyo – Today, Naoto Matsumura announced that together with 6 of his friends, he constructed a big wooden fence over the last two days in order to install some of the cows that we saw walking around in the wilderness during the last months, and mostly last year.
“The fence is 200 meters long and 60 meters large,” Matsumura said on the phone.
He also added that, while the cherry blossom season is slowly ending in Tokyo, the cherry trees are blooming vigorously in Tomioka, inside the 20 km no-go zone: “The weather has been warm over the last week, and nature overall is pretty nice, so are the animals.” “It is spring in Tomioka.”
Mr. Matsumura has found one more ostrich in town this week, and managed to make it the companion of his first ostrich. “I have two ostriches now,” he said.
We do not want to forget about what has happened to Tomioka-city, in the Fukushima Forbidden Zone. Every week, a special story will be posted on this blog. Words coming directly from Naoto Matsumura over the telephone. Thank you for reading them.